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West Nile cases see steep increase in ND

West Nile cases see steep increase in ND The following year, the first human cases and deaths were reported. Our goal is for that to be the only one. One should consider using mosquito repellent, as per the directions mentioned on it, whenever heading outdoors for extended periods. [Full Article...]

Women's Month: Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed regardless of HIV status

Women's Month: Mothers are encouraged to breastfeed regardless of HIV status Sachin Jain, Consultant Neonaatologist, Columbia Asia Hospital, Gurgaon. "Increasing exclusive breastfeeding rates can avert 100,000 infant deaths annually in Nigeria and add more than 150 million dollars to the Nigerian economy each year". [Full Article...]

National Hot Dog Day 2018 freebies & deals TODAY

National Hot Dog Day 2018 freebies & deals TODAY In time for National Hot Dog Day Wednesday, fast-food restaurants and other eateries are offering discounts and freebies on what some have called the "tube steak". You must be a member of My Hwy 55 Rewards Program . Get a free hot dog July 18 with DogHaus app download . The day is declared each year by the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, and also coincides with the annual hot dog pic... [Full Article...]

Battle lines drawn over abortion ahead of Trump's supreme court pick

Battle lines drawn over abortion ahead of Trump's supreme court pick The source told Reuters that Amy Coney Barrett of IN, a Trump-appointed judge on the Chicago-based 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, was still IN contention but that the Republican president had been asking more questions about the other two, who have more extensive judicial records. [Full Article...]

Experimental immunotherapy treatment used to fight breast cancer

Experimental immunotherapy treatment used to fight breast cancer This study only focused on women diagnosed with breast cancer . men were not included in the study. The study enrolled 10,273 women who had the most common type of breast cancer (hormone-receptor positive, HER2 negative) that had not spread to lymph nodes. [Full Article...]

Colon cancer screening should start at 45, Cancer Society says

Colon cancer screening should start at 45, Cancer Society says Media personality Katie Couric, a longtime advocate in the fight against colon cancer , applauded the move. But not everyone agrees with a starting age of 45. "[Some] are marathon runners who don't eat red meat, don't smoke, do everything right and say 'Why did this happen to me?'" Mendelsohn said, noting the patients have often seen doctors who told them they could not have cancer so young. [Full Article...]

Govt decision on M. bovis cattle disease

Govt decision on M. bovis cattle disease Last July, Mycoplasma bovis was found in the country for the first time. The country is the world's largest exporter of milk and dairy products. A Canterbury farmer says he wants someone from the Government to come out and talk to him as he prepares to lose another 900 cows in the Mycoplasma bovis cull. [Full Article...]

India steps up hunt for origin of mysterious brain-damaging Nipah virus

India steps up hunt for origin of mysterious brain-damaging Nipah virus Nipah Virus Spreads in India - but what are its causes, symptoms and treatment? The UAE Consulate of Kerala in Thiruvananthapuram has issued a warning on its official Twitter handle regarding the recent Nipah virus outbreak. Eight of the dead are from Kerala's Kozhikode district, the hub of the outbreak, where multiple members of one family were the first to be infected. [Full Article...]

Fears in DRC as Ebola spreads to urban centre

Fears in DRC as Ebola spreads to urban centre The risk to countries in the region is now determined as "high", but the global risk remains "low". It raised its view of the risks after a case of Ebola was confirmed in the city of Mbandaka, which the agency said was "a large urban centre located on major national and worldwide river, road and domestic air routes". [Full Article...]

Cyclone men's golf tied for lead after second day at Stockton Regional

Cyclone men's golf tied for lead after second day at Stockton Regional Overall, he tied for 58th with a 5-over par 221 (72-76-73). The Spartans shot a 7-over-par 291 in the final round at the OSU Scarlet Course and finished in seventh place at 32-over-par 884 (303-290-291), just two spots out of the qualifying for the NCAA Championships. [Full Article...]

Trump Urges West Virginia Voters To Oppose Republican Don Blankenship

Trump Urges West Virginia Voters To Oppose Republican Don Blankenship Trump encouraged West Virginia voters to support either Congressman Evan Jenkins or state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey over Blankenship. The president's "remember Alabama" declaration refers to Senate hopeful Roy Moore, who won a three-way Republican primary but lost to Democrat Doug Jones in a race once seen as a lock for the GOP. [Full Article...]

Delhi all set to win, after 14 overs need ..

Delhi all set to win, after 14 overs need .. The pair added 73 runs off 54 deliveries after the Englishman was dropped in the second over by Glenn Maxwell at deep mid-wicket. Despite the innings slowing down, Sunrisers' kept the scoreboard ticking as batsmen Shikhar Dhawan (33) and skipper Kane Williamson (32) led the way, coupled with poor fielding and dropped catches. [Full Article...]

Free smears for Kildare woman on Cervicalcheck programme

Free smears for Kildare woman on Cervicalcheck programme The HSE Serious Incident Management Team held a special briefing on the controversy on Monday afternoon and according to its chairperson, Patrick Lynch, the cause of these women's deaths is not known at this time. In January of this year, she was told her cancer was terminal and was given six to 12 months to live. In an interview on RTÉ's Ray D'Arcy programme, Ms Phelan said she knew when she to... [Full Article...]

Facebook adds 'sleep mode' parental control feature on Messenger Kids

Facebook adds 'sleep mode' parental control feature on Messenger Kids According to YouTube, "Parents know better than anyone what they want their children to watch". This will allow parents to specifically handpick every video and channel that will be available to their child within the app. But while a parent will be able to manually put the app to "sleep mode" on other times within a day, they will not be able to schedule the app to nap more than once in a day. [Full Article...]

WhatsApp Raise Age Limit & Millions Of Teens Banned From Next Month

WhatsApp Raise Age Limit & Millions Of Teens Banned From Next Month Ahead of GDPR , Twitter updated the Terms of Service . US consumers may gain new protections against social media and other online companies, but if their ISPs are free to share and sell data collected from all of their paying customers, then that wouldn't be as large of a win as it could be. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation hints at providing advanced air defence systems to Syria

Russian Federation hints at providing advanced air defence systems to Syria A Russian general said the U.S. only successfully hit targets with 22 of the 105 missiles it fired, and that Syria shot down the rest with old air defenses. Royce added that "at the same time as this carnage is going on, representatives of Syria , Iran and Russian Federation have spread out across the global community trying to gin up reconstruction money", but "they will not find it here". [Full Article...]

Airstrikes kill scores at Yemen wedding

Airstrikes kill scores at Yemen wedding Qassemi further called on the United Nations and the countries that can play a role in the resolution of Yemeni crisis to increase their efforts to immediately stop the attacks and to take measures to protect civilians, especially women and children. [Full Article...]

Shooting at Forest High School in Ocala, FL

Shooting at Forest High School in Ocala, FL Once on campus, Bouche fired at the bottom of a locked classroom door, causing pellets to strike one student in the ankle. Woods said: "I think social media is the most evil thing that has ever been created". Walkouts at other schools in the district were canceled as a result of the shooting. Sky Bouche, 19, is facing several charges , including terrorism. [Full Article...]

IPL 2018: CSK set to benefit financially from change of venue

IPL 2018: CSK set to benefit financially from change of venue Tripathi on his home ground overall had a very disappointing day as he dropped centurion Watson when he was on eight and could not deliver with the bat as well. Shreyas Gopal was the lone star for the Royals with the ball. With no assistance on offer, the bowlers needed to be disciplined with their line and length but they were guilty of bowling either too full or short. [Full Article...]

George, Mitchell uncertain for Game 2 of Thunder-Jazz

George, Mitchell uncertain for Game 2 of Thunder-Jazz Terry Rozier added 23 points, four rebounds and three assists for Boston in his first career playoff start. George starred for the Thunder in their 116-108 win - dropping 36 points (8-11 3FG) - and had a bit to say to Ingles both during the game, and after. [Full Article...]


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